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  • Biola Magazine

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    What does the faith of the next generation of Christians look like? When we examine the actual beliefs of Christian teenagers regarding Jesus and...

  • Biola Magazine

    Jesus at Work

    Why 'Secular' Jobs Aren't for Second-Class Christians

    Klaus Issler — 

    Imagine you were invited to observe that special planning session in eternity past when the Godhead considered creating this world and mapping out...

  • Biola Magazine

    Further Up and Further In

    Reflections on the Torrey Honors Institute from one of its 'Perpetual Members'

    Matt Anderson — 

    There is nothing about the Torrey Honors Institute on the rings that its graduates receive. These days, college rings tend to be extravagant...

  • Biola Magazine

    Brett McCracken — 

    For a graduating senior at Biola, the walk across Metzger stage to receive one’s diploma can be a blur. It’s a journey packed with meaning, yet it...

  • Biola Magazine

    Winning Ways: Summer 2012

    Baseball coach John Verhoeven reaches 500 victories

    Amy Seed — 

    Pitching 500 wins in baseball is a rare feat, and only one professional player — Cy Young — has ever achieved it. But in February, former major...

  • Biola Magazine

    Jason Newell — 

    For the first time in 20 years, Biola’s Talbot School of Theology has a new man at the top. In May, Biola’s Board of Trustees approved longtime...

  • Biola Magazine

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola’s Spring 2012 semester was even more jam-packed with fascinating conferences than usual — giving students and thousands of visitors the...

  • Biola Magazine

    A Fond Farewell

    Trustee Ed Lehman retires after 47 years on Biola's board

    Amy Seed — 

    When Ed Lehman (’57) first joined Biola’s Board of Trustees, Lyndon B. Johnson was president, The Sound of Music was the year’s film sensation and...

  • Biola Magazine

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Who says summer should be filled with “lazy days”? There are all sorts of fun things to do! If you need any help deciding how to fill those moments...

  • Biola Magazine

    Barry Corey — 

    I made the mistake a few years ago — before I came to Biola — of doubting an idea Charles Colson shared with me. At the time I was serving as dean...

  • Biola Magazine

    The Medal Count

    Biola Magazine picks up publishing awards

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Olympians in London aren’t the only ones winning medals this summer. Biola Magazine recently picked up gold, silver and bronze awards from CASE...

  • Biola Magazine

    The Worth of Work

    Editor's Note

    Jason Newell — 

    The worst job of my life, hands down, was a summer I spent in the basement of a photo processing plant in San Diego — a fumy facility where stores...

  • Biola News

    Biola’s Public Relations Emphasis Receives Award of Excellence

    Orange County PRSA Honors Professor Carolyn Kim with Protos Award

    Ethan Froelich — 

    Biola’s Public Relations emphasis program was honored with the Award of Excellence under the Community Relations and Institutional Programs...

  • Biola News

    Conservatory Students Minister Through Music in Europe

    Biola Chorale tours in Germany and Czech Republic

    Ashleigh Fox — 

    Biola University’s Chorale toured parts of Europe in April ministering to audiences through music. Thirty-three gifted students made up this year’...

  • Biola News

    Biola Awards Philosopher John Lennox for Contributions to Philosophy of Science

    Phillip E. Johnson award given by Master of Arts in Science and Religion program

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    Biola University recently honored Oxford University philosopher John C. Lennox with the 2012 Phillip E. Johnson Award for Liberty and Truth, in...

  • The Good Book Blog

    Gary McIntosh — 

    Churches tend to approach culture from one of three perspectives: Isolation, Domination, or Incarnation. Isolation takes place when a church is so far removed from culture that it can no longer communicate the Good News in effective ways. If isolation takes place in a complete way, it usually leads to a church that totally dies out. However, most cases of isolation simply result in a church that has limited impact on people and society.

  • The Good Book Blog

    Kenneth Berding — 

    "Father, make of me a crisis man. Bring those I contact to decision. Let me not be a milepost on a single road; make me a for, that men must turn one way or another on facing Christ in me." Ever since I read Jim Elliot's journal as a young college student and discovered this quote...

  • Biola News

    Women’s Soccer Program Travels to Japan for Competition and Outreach

    Team experiences different culture with common passion for soccer

    Tenielle Schroeder — 

    The Biola University women’s soccer team will step out of their comfort zone into a new culture to express God’s love this summer. The women’s...

  • Biola News

    Student Produces Viral Video ‘Why I Hate Religion but Love Jesus’

    Christian video creators work to end water crisis in Kenya with new film

    Tenielle Schroeder — 

    Biola University sophomore Matthew Robertson will take his passion for film to Africa this summer where he will join YouTube sensation Jefferson...

  • Biola News

    Tenielle Schroeder — 

    The Biola University cinema and media arts department held a film festival at the Downey Civic Theatre to showcase students’ work on May 10, 2012....

  • The Good Book Blog

    Kenneth Way — 

    A frequently asked question from my graduate advisees is this: How do you keep up with the latest scholarship in your discipline? Or, how do you stay on the “cutting edge” in your academic field? There are at least five maintenance disciplines that come immediately to my mind.

  • Biola News

    The Effects of War: Student Documents Personal Story

    Student uses journalism course to create healing video

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    Plastic American flags dotted Metzger lawn last fall to commemorate service members’ lives. Each flag had a name, service details and date of...

  • Biola News

    Jessica Airey — 

    Epsilon Kappa Epsilon (EKE), Biola’s honor society, will induct 32 new students this spring during the 2012 commencement ceremony. The following...

  • Biola News

    Student Awarded Full Year’s Tuition

    President’s Scholarship covers 100 percent of tuition for one full year

    Jessica Airey — 

    Biola University annually grants one student a President’s Scholarship that covers tuition expenses for a full year. During a campus chapel...

  • Biola News

    Mark Nesbitt — 

    Good music has the ability to get people dancing, mend broken hearts, bring people together and cause quite the stir on YouTube. Two Biola...